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Title Evidence-based anticancer materia medica / William C.S. Cho, Editor.
Imprint Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 441 pages) : color illustrations
Series Evidence-based anticancer complementary and alternative medicine ; 1
Evidence-based anticancer complementary and alternative medicine ; 1.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Cancer -- Alternative treatment.
Materia medica.
Evidence-based medicine.
Antineoplastic Agents.
Materia Medica.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Neoplasms -- drug therapy.
public health
biomedische wetenschappen
alternatieve geneeskunde
alternative medicine
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Contents Chapter 1: An overview of anticancer herbal medicines / Addanki P. Kumar, Heather Graham, Craig Robson, Karthik Garapati and Rita Ghosh -- Chapter 2: An evidence-based perspective of arsenic trioxide (AsO) for cancer patients / Hongchi Jiang, Lianxin Liu, Tongsen Zheng and Dalong Yin -- Chapter 3: An evidence-based review of astragalus membranaceus (astragalus) for cancer patients / K. Simon Yeung, Jyothirmai Gubili and Barrie R. Cassileth -- Chapter 4: An evidence-based perspective of panax ginseng (Asian ginseng) and panax quinquefolius (American ginseng) as a preventing or supplementary therapy for cancer patients / Lee Jia and Keduo Qian -- Chapter 5: Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng) and panax notoginseng (notoginseng) in cancer chemoprevention / Chong-Zhi Wang and Chun-Su Yuan -- Chapter 6: An evidence-based perspective of coptis chinensis (Chinese goldthread) for cancer patients / Faqing Tang, Wenhua Mei, Daofa Tian and Damao Huang -- Chapter 7: An evidence-based perspective of angelica sinensis (Chinese angelica) for cancer patients / Po-Cheng Lin, Tzyy-Wen Chiou and Horng-Jyh Harn -- Chapter 8: An evidence-based perspective of scutellaria barbata (skullcap) for cancer patients / Brian Y.Y. Wong and Hannah H.L. Wong -- Chapter 9: An evidence-based perspective of hedyotis diffusa or oldenlandia diffusa (spreading hedyotis) for cancer patients / Jun Shao, Guoqing Gong and Louis Trombetta -- Chapter 10: An evidence-based perspective of allium sativum (garlic) for cancer patients / Anna Herman-Antosiewicz, Anna Kawiak and J̨edrzej Antosiewicz -- Chapter 11: An evidence-based perspective of curcuma longa (turmeric) for cancer patients / G. Bar-Sela and M. Schaffer -- Chapter 12: An evidence-based perspective of ganoderma lucidum (lucid ganoderma) for cancer patients / Zheng-Yuan Su and Lee-Yan Sheen -- Chapter 13: An evidence-based perspective of coriolus versicolor (multicolored polypore mushroom) for cancer patients / Stanislava Stos̆ić-Grujĭcić, Sanja Mijatović and Danijela Maksimović-Ivanić -- Chapter 14: An evidence-based perspective of lentinus edodes (shiitake mushroom) for cancer patients / Jiao Shen, Jia-fei Yao, Mamoru Tanida, Yuko Horii and Katsuya Nagai -- Chapter 15: Molecular targets of resveratrol in carcinogenesis / Seung J. Baek and Nichelle C. Whitlock -- Chapter 16: An evidence-based perspective of camellia sinensis (green tea) for cancer patients / Joshua D. Lambert -- Chapter 17: Mylabris phalerata (Chinese blister beetle) on hematological malignancies / Masahiro Kizaki and Morihiko Sagawa -- Chapter 18: An evidence-based perspective of bufo gargarizans (Asiatic toad) for cancer patients / Paulus S. Wang, Jiun-Yih Yeh, Ching-Han Yu and Shyi-Wu Wang -- Chapter 19: An evidence-based perspective of herbal remedies for cancer patients / Harendra S. Parekh and Jing Jing.
Summary Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world and the incidence is increasing, but most cancer patients and cancer survivors suffer much from the disease and its conventional treatments' side effects. In the past, clinical data showed that some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) possessed anticancer abilities, but some clinicians and scientists have queried about the scientific validity of CAM due to the lack of scientific evidence. There is great demand in the knowledge gap to explore the scientific and evidence-based knowledge of CAM in the anticancer field. With this aim, a bo.
Other Author Cho, William C. S.
Other Title Print version: Evidence-based anticancer materia medica. Dordrecht : Springer, 2011